Contact: Ann Tull
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The University Club
1673 Sherman Street
Denver CO 80203, CO
United States of America

Nader Hashemi is the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and an Associate Professor at the University of Denver. Nader is a leading expert on the Middle Eastn and frequently interviewed by PBS, NPR, CNN, Al Jazeera, Pacifica Radio and the BBC.

 How can we explain the ongoing turmoil and instability in the Middle East?  Are the roots of the region's turmoil to be located in history, religion or politics, specifically Western interventions in this region?